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Asturias, Miguel Angel

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El señor presidente by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

554 editions published between 1946 and 2020 in 13 languages and held by 3,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Señor Presidente (Mister President) is a 1946 novel written in Spanish by Nobel Prize-winning Guatemalan writer and diplomat Miguel Ángel Asturias (1899–1974). A landmark text in Latin American literature, El Señor Presidente explores the nature of political dictatorship and its effects on society. Asturias makes early use of a literary technique now known as magic realism. One of the most notable works of the dictator novel genre, El Señor Presidente developed from an earlier Asturias short story, written to protest social injustice in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in the author's home town. Although El Señor Presidente does not explicitly identify its setting as early twentieth-century Guatemala, the novel's title character was inspired by the 1898-1920 presidency of Manuel Estrada Cabrera. Asturias began writing the novel in the 1920s and finished it in 1933, but the strict censorship policies of Guatemalan dictatorial governments delayed its publication for thirteen years. The character of the President rarely appears in the story but Asturias creates a number of other characters to show the terrible effects of living under a dictatorship. His use of dream imagery, onomatopoeia, simile, and repetition of particular phrases, combined with a discontinuous structure, which consists of abrupt changes of style and viewpoint, springs from surrealist and ultraist influences. The style of El Señor Presidente influenced a generation of Latin American authors. The themes of Asturias's novel, such as the inability to tell reality apart from dreams, the power of the written word in the hands of authorities, and the alienation produced by tyranny, center around the experience of living under a dictatorship
Leyendas de Guatemala by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

318 editions published between 1922 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de contes inspirés de légendes et de l'histoire guatémaltèques
Strong wind by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

136 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Lester Mead and his wife try to bring harmony to a vast banana plantation in a fictional Central American country
Mulata by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

103 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcutter in Latin America trades his wife to Tazol, the corn demon, in return for infinite wealth and a voluptuous Mulata
The green pope by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

191 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature, tells the story of an ugly American, George Maker Thompson. Thompson was a pirate in the Caribbean but feels that he's wasted his time as a pirate on the sea and that making money on the water will not lead to the riches that he wants to accumulate. It's not a particularly secret wisdom that those who have wealth are likely to have power too. After all, it's money that makes the world go round... at least a materialistic world like ours. Little wonder that our society produces considerable numbers of men and women whose primary goal in life is to gain money and ever more money. In The Green Pope by Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 1967 "for his vivid literary achievement, deep-rooted in the national traits and traditions of Indian peoples of Latin-America", a young American who cares for nothing but wealth and power starts a banana plantation in Guatemala mercilessly ruining, driving out or even killing small local farmers and opponents on his rise. Neither the suicide of his fiancé, the death of his wife in childbirth or the pregnancy of his unmarried daughter make him reconsider his priorities
Men of maize by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

64 editions published between 1949 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of Maize is an incredible tale of Indian life in Latin America during the early twentieth century, woven poetically by Asturias. In six parts he simultaneously creates and re-tells history, blurring the distinctions between reality and myth. He interweaves the past, present and future, giving the background tale, then continuing on to show how that tale would become the folklore of the future
The eyes of the interred by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

83 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in the banana plantations of the United Fruit Company in Guatemala and is the outcome of the plot started in Banana Republic trilogy
The mirror of Lida Sal : tales based on Mayan myths and Guatemalan legends by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

95 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First English-language edition of El espejo de Lida Sal (see HLAS 30:3268), in which the Nobel laureate melds Mayan and Guatemalan myth and folklore in 10 stories whose hallucinatory prose challenges the reader. 'Everything unfolds in a land of natural dreamscapes ... The imagination reels.' Although lacking a table of contents and translator's note, the superb translation recommends the work for classroom use"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Hombres de maíz by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

143 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RESUMEN: Publicada en 1949, Hombres de maíz constituye una incisiva denuncia de los devastadores efectos que el capitalismo y las grandes empresas internacionales tuvieron en las costumbres, las creencias ancestrales, la despersonalización y la inseguridad de los campesinos guatemaltecos. El realismo mágico -antecedente inmediato del que prodigaran en sus relatos Juan Rulfo, Gabriel García Marquez y otros autores hispanoamericanos- y la audacia de la construcción novelesca son sólo algunos de los elementos que confieren a esta obra de Miguel Angel Asturias (1899-1974) -Premio Nobel de Literatura en 1967- una singularidad inconfundible
The bejeweled boy by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

68 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story of a little boy in the tropics
Week-end en Guatemala by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

105 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acht verhalen geconcentreerd rond het omverwerpen van de democratische Guatemalteekse regering van Arbenz in 1954 door CIA-huurlingen, de zogenaamde "Bananenoorlog"
Viernes de dolores by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

50 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obras completas by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete works of Miguel Ángel Asturias
The president by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English translation of the Nobel Prize-winning Spanish novel, first published in 1963, about a ruthless Latin American dictator who schemes to dispose of his political adversary
Torotumbo. La Audiencia de los Confines. Mensajes indios by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

42 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maladrón : epopeya de los Andes verdes by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En este relato, un grupo de conquistadores españoles escapan de su ejército debido a motivos religiosos. Son adoradores de Gestas, el saduceo materialista, acusado de mal ladrón y soberbio porque se atrevió a despreciar la oferta de salvación espiritual del Mesías, cuando juntos compartían agonía. Condenados a muerte por herejes, huyen a la selva, ayudados por un capitán, quien es cristiano, pero les facilita la fuga a fin de que colaboren en su búsqueda del lugar subterráneo y maravilloso (¿físico o simbólico?) donde se juntan los dos océanos. Llegan a un valle donde habitan indios tiburones (a decir de los conquistadores), quienes adoran a Cabracán, señor de los terremotos, a través de gesticulaciones y muecas, casi de la misma forma en que los seguidores del Maladrón rinden culto a su deidad. Debido al parecido en los ritos, deciden, ya sea por medio de la conversión mágica o bien del vil engaño, conjugarlos en uno solo, con muy oscuros fines. Junto a ellos viaja una joven indígena, quien pronto será madre de un niño en cuyas venas se unen, si no las aguas de los océanos, sí las sangres de dos continentes. Así, entre la búsqueda de los océanos reunidos, el intento de sincretización de rituales gesticulatorios y la concepción de un niño mestizo, queda listo el escenario de un relato maravilloso y apasionante
Conversaciones con Miguel Angel Asturias by Luis López Álvarez( Book )

23 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latinoamérica y otros ensayos by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

33 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hombres de maíz by Miguel Angel Asturias( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Velázquez by Elena Ragusa( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spain's greatest baroque painter, Velazquez was an artist of tremendous gifts who painted portraits of Spanish nobility that imbued his subjects with mystery, as well as quotidian scenes of cheerful and satisfying domestic activities. For more than thirty years, Velazquez resided in the palace of his patron, King Philip IV, as a court painter, executing portraits of the king and members of the royal family and court, some of whom are most famously depicted in his towering masterpiece Las Meninas (The Ladies-in-Waiting), of 1656, a veritable theater of perspective interplay and baroque illusion." "Like all books in The Rizzoli Art Classics series, this book is a beautifully illustrated monograph, offering high-quality reproductions in a compact, accessible volume. This book features a literary introduction by a renowned art historian, a thoroughly researched essay, and captions describing the artist's most famous canvases. A useful appendix section includes an extensive chronology of the artist's life and important historical events of his time; a compilation of writings by well-known historians, insight into each painter's stylistic development; a geographical table detailing the location of each painting in the book; and a concise bibliography with suggested further readings."--Jacket
 
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The mirror of Lida Sal : tales based on Mayan myths and Guatemalan legends
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Alternative Names
Angel Asturias Miguel

Ángel Asturias, Miguel 1899-1974

Asturias, M. A.

Asturias, M. A. 1899-1974

Asturias, M. A. 1899-1974 (Miguel Angel)

Asturias, M. A. (Miguel Angel)

Asturias, M. A. (Miguel Angel), 1899-1974

Asturias, M. Angel, 1899-1974

Asturias, Migelʹ Anchelʹ 1899-1974

Asturias , Migel Anhel

Asturias, Migelʹ Ankhelʹ

Asturias, Migelʹ Ankhelʹ 1899-1974

Asturias Migel Anxel

Asturias Migel'Ankhel' 1899-1974

Asturias, Miguel, 1899-1974

Asturias, Miguel A.

Asturias, Miguel A. 1899-1974

Asturias Miguel Angel

Asturias, Miguel Ángel, 1899-1974

Asturias Rosales, Miguel Ángel.

Asturias Rosales, Miguel Ángel 1899-1974

Asturiass, Migels Anhels 1899-1974

Asturijas Migelis Anchelis

Astūryās, Miǧāl Anǧil, 1899-1974

Michael Angelus Asturias

Migel Anhel Asturias

Migels Anhels Asturjass

Miguel Ángel Asturias

Miguel Ángel Asturias dichter uit Guatemala (1899-1974)

Miguel Ángel Asturias Escritor, periodista, político, poeta y diplomático guatemalteco.

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemalai regényíró, költő, diplomata

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemalalainen diplomaatti ja kirjailija

Miguel Ángel Asturias Guatemalan poet, novelist, playwright, journalist and diplomat

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemalansk poet, författare och diplomat

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemalansk poet, skribent og diplomat

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemalský básnik, spisovateľ a diplomat

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemalský spisovatel a diplomat, Nobelova cena za literaturu 1967

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemalteekesche Schrëftsteller

Miguel Ángel Asturias guatemaltekischer Schriftsteller und Diplomat

Miguel Ángel Asturias gwatemalski pisarz i poeta

Miguel Ángel Asturias novelë

Miguel Ángel Asturias poète, écrivain et diplomate guatémaltèque

Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales

Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales Guatemalan writer and diplommo (1899-1974)

Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales manunulat at diplomatikong taga-Guatemala

Miguel Ángel Asturias scríbhneoir agus taidhleoir Guatamalach

Miguel Ángel Asturias scrittore, poeta e drammaturgo guatemalteco

Miguel Ángel Asturias Taga-Guatemala a mannaniw

Rosales, Miguel Ángel Asturias 1899-1974

Μιγκέλ Άνχελ Αστούριας

Астуриас М.А.

Астуриас Мигел Анхел

Астуриас Мигель Анхель

Астуриас, Мигель Анхель 1899-1974

Астуриас Розалес, Мигель Анхель

Мигел Анхел Астуриас

Мигел Анхел Астуријас

Мигел Анхел Астуријас гватемалски поет, романописец, драматург, новинар и дипломат

Мигель Анхель Астуриас

Мигель Анхель Астуриас гватемальский писатель и дипломат

Мігель Анхель Астурыяс

Міґель Анхель Астуріас

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אסטוריאס, מיגל אנחל

אסטוריאס, מיגל אנחל 1899-1974

אסתוריאס, מיגל אנחל

מיגל אנחל אסטוריאס

استورياس, ميجويل انجيل

أستورياس، ميغل آنخل، 1899-1974

استورياس، ميغل آنخل، 1899-1974 م

ميجل انخل استورياس

ميجيل أنجيل أستورياس، 1899-1974

ميجيل انجيل استورياس، 1899-1974 م

ميغل أنخل أستورياس

ميگل آنخل آستورياس

مگویل استوریاس

میقل آنخل آستوریاس

میگل آنخل آستوریاس

میگل آنخل آستوریاس دیپلمات، شاعر و نویسنده گواتمالا‌ئی

میگوئو ل اینجل اسٹریس

मिगेल आंगेल आस्तुरियास

मिग्वेल आंगेल अस्टूरियस

ਮਿਗੂਏਲ ਐਂਜਲ ਅਸਤੂਰੀਅਸ

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მიგელ ასტურიასი

미겔 앙헬 아스투리아스

아스투리아스 1899-1974

아스투리아스, M. A.

아스투리아스, 미겔 안겔 1899-1974

아스투리아스, 미겔 안헬

아스투리아스, 미겔 앙헬 1899-1974

아스투리아스, 미구엘 안헬 1899-1974

アストゥリアス, M. A.

アストゥリアス, M.A. 1899-1974

アストゥリアス, ミゲル アンヘル

アストリアス

アストリアス, M. A.

ミゲル・アンヘル・アストゥリアス

米格尔·安赫尔·阿斯图里亚斯

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